It’s just plain too warm today to get excited about crocuses, but here they are, the first ones in my yard. Oh yeah, and the snowdrops are looking very happy. Warm, cold, they don’t seem to care. They have flowering to do!Read More It’s too warm for crocus
First I saw sunlight catching on insects flying over the garden, but I wasn’t sure I saw anything big enough. Then I definitely caught sight of yellow and black stripes. I walked over to the crocuses and heard that old, familar buzz. And there she was, the first bee of the year! She’s definitely a […]Read More Bees are up!
Okay, bees, we’re ready for you.Read More More crocuses
Look what the turkeys did to my collard plants! I don’t think I’ll be cooking any home-grown greens for a little while yet. I’ll survive. The collards will survive. Like crocus, they spring annually.Read More Turkeys got you down?
There are crocuses smattering on the hillside. The collards have survived so well, they look like flowers. I saw a hawk again this morning, distinctly red-tailed as it circled high overhead. Not only is today the vernal equinox, it actually looks like spring around here. But tomorrow, it’s going to snow.Read More Sure looks springlike
Here it is, the first crocus of the year. As always a sturdy little yellow one. And I saw other signs of spring today. I went for a walk and saw lots of robins milling about amid the starlings. I went for a drive and saw lots of hawks circling the sky and brooding in […]Read More First crocus is gold
It was such a sunny day I saw two honeybees searching for more flowers this afternoon. One of them buzzed my ear, but that was the closest I got. So for a picture, here’s a beautiful bee from another blog in my neighborhood. This kind of extreme weather I like!Read More It’s sunny! It’s spring!
Ah! I love the sight of crocus in the afternoon. It looks like spring.Read More Crocus are up
Spring is sneaking up on us. Under the old, dry leaves, From the cold, hard ground, Out of the round, hidden bulbs, Crocus will poke us.Read More Beware of lurking crocus
Never mind the snow, the ice, and especially not the cold. Crocuses and snowdrops are quietly poking up from the ground. Quick, take a look before the snow covers them again!Read More Crocuses are sneaking up